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Garra rakhinica KULLANDER & FANG, 2004

October 22nd, 2014 — 10:09am

G. rakhinica can be distinguished from other members of the genus by the following combination of characters: rostral furrow shallow and snout tip smoothly rounded; rostral lobe present, proboscis absent; scaled predorsal region, chest, and abdomen; two pairs of barbels; 28 lateral line scales; 16 circumpeduncular scale rows; colour pattern almost uniform greyish on body and caudal-fin; a dark spot immediately posterior to the upper extremity of the…

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Devario xyrops FANG & KULLANDER, 2009

Blue Moon 'Danio'

July 29th, 2013 — 3:23pm

Thrives in an aquarium set up to resemble a flowing stream or river with a substrate of variably-sized, water-worn rocks, sand, fine gravel and perhaps some small boulders.

This can be further furnished with driftwood roots or branches, and while the majority of aquatic plants will fail to thrive in such surroundings hardy types such as Microsorum, Bolbitis or Anubias spp. can be grown attached to the d├ęcor.

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Brachydanio feegradei (HORA, 1937)

Yoma 'Danio'

March 13th, 2012 — 1:23pm

Typically inhabits small forest streams. In the Yan Khaw Chaung (Yan Khaw stream) it occurs alongside Devario xyrops, Garra rakhinica, G. vittatula, Xenentodon cancila, Sicyopterus fasciatus and unidentified species of Lepidocephalichthys and Channa (Fang and Kullander, 2009).

When sampled during the dry season the habitat consisted of nothing more than a series of small, interconnected po…

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